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News updates on our work from the Coast to the Rockies.
July 4 - Yesterday, Washington's Board of Natural Resources voted to approve a land exchange necessary to assemble lands into the right pattern for transfer into a Lake Whatcom Forest Preserve Park.
June 1 – This Memorial week was full of reminders of why building Washington’s first wildlife overpass on I-90 is elemental as a safer mode of transportation for animals and people alike.
Jun 1 - Want to keep track of wildlife this summer and fall? Check out the variety of wildlife tracking training courses offered by David Moskowitz and the Wilderness Awareness School! Visit conservationnw.org.
May 7, 2012 - [video] Locals, ski guides, and Olympic gold medalists rallied in Invermere, BC, for grizzly bears and against a proposed Jumbo glacier resort.
Mitch Friedman and the related success of Conservation Northwest are featured in Pacific Northwest Magazine, Sunday insert to the Seattle Times.
Feb 2 - The Department of Agriculture has awarded the Northeast Washington Forest Vision 2020 project $968,000, naming it one of the top Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program projects in the nation. The project can now begin forest restoration and job creation on the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington.
Dec 3 - Spurred along by the natural local return of wolves, years of science-based collaborative work, and support from thousands of residents, the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission votes to approve a wolf recovery plan.
The 240-foot-high dam near the US-BC border would have drowned part of the Similkameen River valley, the most important riparian reach in the US portion of the Okanogan watershed and home to rare wildlife.
Wildlife connectivity promised by latest construction savings on the I-90 East Project: a newly awarded bid for the latest construction phase moves the project closer to a first true wildlife bridge in Washington.
"The Commissioner is attempting to defend the state's trust lands from harmful and poorly conceived development," said Dave Werntz, science and conservation director at Conservation Northwest. "We're pleased that the Commissioner will have his day in court."